History of the Burlington Section

Click here to read a fascinating history from 1974 of the first 64 years of the Burlington section of the GMC.

Trip reports – April-June 2018 (updated 6/26/2018)

6/24/18 – Bolton Lodge Firewood Stacking
Seven Burlington section volunteers joined GMC Land Stewardship Coordinator Mollie Flanigan at 9 AM on Sunday, June 24 to fill the woodshed at the  Bolton Lodge with four cords of wood that had been delivered there. Continue reading

Bolton Lodge Firewood Stack

Seven Burlington section volunteers joined GMC Land Stewardship Coordinator Mollie Flanigan at 9 AM on Sunday, June 24 to fill the woodshed at the  Bolton Lodge with four cords of wood that had been delivered there. Continue reading

Vermont Lake Monsters GMC Night, August 26

Support the Green Mountain Club while enjoying a great night at the park on Sunday, August 26, 2018. The GMC receives half the net proceeds when you buy your ticket here. More information.

Trip reports – January-March 2018 (updated 4/13/2018)

3/25/18 – Mount Ethan Allen
To the top of old Ethan we go-va. Continue reading

1917 GMC Long Trail Guide

Inspired by a talk Mike Debonis gave this week at Wake Robin in Shelburne (photos below) about his ‘retro hike’ which relied on the 1917 and 1920 Long Trail Guides, I scanned in the 1917 guide for your reading pleasure. Continue reading

1/27/18 Annual Meeting Update

Thanks to all who attended the GMC Burlington Section annual meeting on Saturday in South Burlington. Continue reading

Celebrating the Life of Dave Hardy

Many of you know of the recent passing of Dave Hardy, long time and beloved Director of Field Programs for GMC. There will be a Celebration Of Life event in Dave’s honor on January 6, 2017.
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Bolton Camp Grand Reopening Celebration

The reopening celebration for the Bolton Lodge was held on December 15.

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Trip reports – September -December 2017 (updated 12/4/2017)

12/17/2017 Sterling Pond 
We started nice and late at about 10:15am from the Sterling Pond trail entrance on snowed-in Rt. 108 in Smugglers Notch. More perfect weather could not have been asked for – sunny and quite cold, no wind. Continue reading

Trip reports – May-August 2017 (updated 9/21/2017)

8/26/17 – Lincoln & Lafayette, NH
We met at 8 AM at the park & ride by Joe’s Pond, at the junction of Rt 2 and Rt 15. Continue reading

Trip reports – January-April, 2017 (updated 5/8/2017)

4/30/2017 – Wildflower Hike at Niquette Bay State Park
It’s always hard to figure out which weekend will be the peak wildflower weekend each year.  Continue reading